Archive for May 3rd, 2024

May. 03 2024

New on the Bookshelf at The Walters

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Booknotes, Host Blogs | Comments Off on New on the Bookshelf at The Walters

  Last June, The Walters Art Museum inaugurated a new exhibition space to introduce rare books and manuscripts added to the Walters permanent collection in recent years, many of which have never been on view. I invited Lynley Anne Herbert, the Robert and Nancy Hall Curator of Rare Books and Manuscripts, into the BookNotes studio […]

May. 03 2024

Reimagining Shakespeare

By Judith Krummeck | Posted in Host Blogs | Comments Off on Reimagining Shakespeare

We speak often on WBJC about the composers who were inspired by Shakespeare—from Mendelssohn and A Midsummer Night’s Dream to the 20th century version of Romeo and Juliet in the form of West Side Story. What is perhaps not as well known is how Shakespeare himself was inspired by other creatives. With a genius like […]

May. 03 2024

Toccata listings for 5/5/24

By Mark Malinowski | Posted in Host Blogs, Toccata | Comments Off on Toccata listings for 5/5/24

On tonight’s program, a harpsichord partita by a contemporary of J.S. Bach, and music for Bandoneon and orchestra.  Thanks so much for listening, and enjoy! 6:01 PM 43474 Christoph Graupner Harpsichord Partita No. 7 in e GWV 107 Analekta 9116 SOLO Genevieve Soly, harpsichord 26:12 C 1 14-21 ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 6:31 PM 46781 Astor Piazzolla Five […]

May. 03 2024

Playlist: May/03/24

By WBJC | Posted in Playlists | Comments Off on Playlist: May/03/24

11:56 PM Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart — String Quartet No. 19 Key: C major London, 473963 10:33 PM Sergei Rachmaninoff — Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini Opus: 43Conductor: Yannick Nezet-SeguinEnsemble: The Philadelphia OrchestraDaniil Trifonov, pianoDG/Archiv, 4794970 10:18 PM Aaron Copland — El Salon Mexico Conductor: Leonard BernsteinDG/Archiv, 6583 9:39 PM Isaac Albeniz — Suite Espanola […]